Traffic

Check this page to keep up to date on closures and detours in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, and to access live bridge camera images from the Iowa Department of Transportation. This page is updated regularly, and focuses on major roadways and bridges.

Major closures, detours, and lane reductions

  • May 2, 2018 through late 2019: the Iowa-bound I-74 off-ramp to Grant Street/State Street/U.S. Route 67 in Bettendorf will be reduced to one lane. The speed limit on the ramp will be reduced to 25 mph. Motorists will still have full access to Grant Street/State Street/U.S. Route 67. This ramp configuration will continue until the new Iowa-bound bridge is complete in late 2019.

  • Early April 2018 to early May 2018: the Illinois-bound I-74 River Drive off-ramp (Exit 1) in Moline will be closed for sewer and underground work. Illinois-bound traffic will be detoured to the 7th Avenue & 19th Street exit (Exit 2). Click here for a diagram.

  • April 16, 2018 to October 31, 2018: the U.S. Route 31 highway between Galesburg, Illinois, and Monmouth, Illinois, will be closed to all vehicles. Traffic from this approximately 10-mile stretch will be detoured just north of the closure, to Illinois Route 164.

  • May 1, 2018, to August 3, 2018: the U.S. Route 150 highway between Lynn Center, Illinois, and Alpha, Illinois, will be closed to all vehicles. This is an approximately six-mile stretch.

Bridge cameras (links are to most recent image, usually updated every minute)

I-74 Bridge

Centennial Bridge

Government/Arsenal Bridge

I-280 Bridge (south-facing from the Iowa side)

Other Resources

Onward Moline (interactive map of infrastructure and development projects in Moline, maintained by the city)

Twitter feed of Iowa Department of Transportation traffic updates for the Quad Cities

Illinois Department of Transportation traffic update map

All camera images linked to in this page are maintained by the Iowa Department of Transportation, except for the Government/Arsenal bridge camera, which is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.